Just 4″ More Snow Will Break 57 Year Record in MN
The previous snowfall record was set in 1962.
If there's a silver lining to more snow on the horizon, it's the high possibility of setting a new snowfall record in Minnesota!
Just four more inches of snow will break the previous record of 26.5 inches of snow set in 1962. According to KARE 11 meteorologist Belinda Jensen it's a "safe bet." The National Weather Service says 4-7 inches is likely Tuesday night through Wednesday in Central Minnesota, and a Winter Storm Watch is in effect from midnight tonight through 6pm Wednesday.
"In Duluth, they have more snow on the ground right now than they have in over five years," says Jensen. "Many parts of the (Twin Cities) metro have more snowpack on the ground than we've seen in around five years as well. So it's pretty remarkable."
Projected weather forecasts also show chance of 2-3 inches of snow over the weekend.